Police Arrest Father And Son For Alleged Cyber Crime

Operatives of metropolis State Police Command have in remission a 19-year-old boy and his helper father for allegedly defrauding a businessperson Ekemezie Obinna Emmanuel of the add of N1.2milion through cyber-related fraud. Reports reveal the suspect known as Emmanuel John Amadi met Ekemezie on facebook someday in July 2019 having requested for friendly relationship and also the request was accepted following that they started exchanging pleasantries. In one among the posts, the suspect was same to own told his new friend that he was into Forex business and required prospective patrons. As a businessperson whose branch was into Forex business further, Ekemezie WHO had a business primarily based in Enugu State with a branch in metropolis showed interest within the deal ANd an agreement was reached on the number to be sold . It was gathered that the suspect promptly forwarded his Access checking account range 0780909179 to the victim WHO transferred the add of N1, 210,000 into the account while not knowing that the deal was a phoney one. The suspect blocked Emmanuel on his Facebook and Whatsapp accounts and created communications with the suspect not possible since the payment was created. “Even phone calls from the victim to the suspect’s numbers were conjointly blocked by him prompting a petition to the workplace of the ‘Area F’ Commander WHO directly mobilized his detectives and commenced trailing the number”, A police supply disclosed. Sources hinted more that phone numbers- 0814369123 and 07053248619 were later half-track to somewhere in Iyana Isashi on Tues August twenty one, 2019, a community within the outskirts of metropolis wherever the suspect was in remission beside his father. Although the role compete by his father was nevertheless to be discovered, however police sources same the suspect met along with his father as of the time detectives stormed his den. Attempt to get the reaction of metropolis police representative Bala Elkena on the arrest proven unfruitful as calls placed to the present phone rang, however were unreciprocated. But a supply WHO confirmed the arrest same, “The suspect may be a serial crime fraudster WHO paid in on some naïve businessmen to dupe them. “Investigation reveals that he had done the same factor to completely different and unsuspecting businessmen want to shop for forex currencies at a comparatively reduced value from him.” Police operatives connected to ‘Area F’ Command Headquarters Ikeja diode by the realm Commander, ACP Olasoji Akinbayo It was more gathered that the suspect would presently be charged to court beside his father as AN helper as presently as investigations were completed. The suspect was in remission by police operatives connected to ‘Area F’ Command Headquarters Ikeja diode by the realm Commander, Olasoji Akinbayo.

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